united way 300WESTERN Ky. (7/6/17) — The United Way of the Coalfield announced a total of $18,000 in grant funds is available to youth and human service agencies serving Hopkins, Muhlenberg and Webster counties.

The grant application deadline is Aug. 1, Director Sean Mooningham announced. A committee of community volunteers from the areas served will review each application and make funding recommendations.

The grant is made possible by the Heidi Badgett Fund. The goal of the grant is to
maximize community resources through collaboration among agencies that serve basic health and educational needs for children from birth-17 years old and their families.

Funding priorities include grants that support projects where agencies collaborate to address the stated need, seed money for innovative projects with matching funds, funding for ongoing programs that have matching funds and capital campaigns with match funding if maintenance plan for the project is shown.

For more information or to receive a copy of the grant application, contact United Way of the Coalfield, 1 South Main St., P.O. Box 366 Madisonville, Kentucky 42431, call 270-821-3170 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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